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Allure

To influence or entice with tempting appeal

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Apathy

Lack of concern or feeling
indifference

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Auspicious

Favorable

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Caricature

A portrayal where features or distorted parody

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Cordial

Courteous and gracious

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Cosmopolitan

Dealing with the whole world

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Deplore

To regret deeply
to express deep grief

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Discrepant

Disagreeing
inconsistent

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Ecstasy

Extreme happiness

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Empathy

Understanding or identifying with another's feelings

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Equivocal

Ambiguous
Intent to mislead

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Expeditious

Done With speed and efficiency

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Galvanize

To stimulate or excite

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Implacable

Incapable of being appeased

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Inimitable

Unable to be imitated

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Mutability

Subject to change

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Odious

Deserving hate or contempt

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Parochial

Limited in range or scope
Narrow

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Penchant

Strong inclination

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Ponderous

Very heavy

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Protract

To prolong

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Replete

Filled to capacity
Abundantly supplied

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Soporific

Something causing sleep or to dull awareness

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Strident

Loud and harsh sounding

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Treachery

Violation of faith
Betrayal of trust